Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Sipapu Ski Resort

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Overall Rating: 3.7

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.5
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 54
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Nightlife
  • 2.2

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 38%
  • Beginner
  • 31%
  • Families
  • 56%
  • Intermediate
  • 63%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 19%
  • Advanced
  • 25%

Helpful Highlights:

Hmm, Where to start...The cleaning lady threw all our sausage away. She also threw away my child's antibiotic (on the first day)! The staff couldn't have ...

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    by Cathy Vierus - 19th January 2014

    Pros: There was enough snow

    Cons: RUDE staff, old equipment

    Hmm, Where to start...The cleaning lady threw all our sausage away. She also threw away my child's antibiotic (on the first day)! The staff couldn't have ... Full review

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  • 1


    by Alicia S - 18th November 2013

    Pros: Only resort open in New Mexico

    Cons: Crowded, Rude Staff, Terrible Food

    Sipapu was crowded, lift operated poorly, staff operated at a snail's pace, Lunch was half raw with no flavor and highly over priced considering the lack of... Full review

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  • 3

    Good value for the money

    by jasonbuchta - 27th May 2012

    Pros: Tree skiing, prices

    Cons: Limited terrain and vertical, slow service in lodge

    Sipapu is a small, fun area tucked away off the beaten path in the Sangre de Cristo mountains. It boasts the longest ski season in New Mexico, despite havi... Full review

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  • 3

    needs a little more snow

    by nmspawn - 22nd February 2012

    Pros: kinda close to Abq, snow bikes

    Cons: small, busy on blackout days

    needs a little more snow. even some of the main runs have dirt/rocks peeking through. we accidently made the trip from Abq last Saturday when they were hav... Full review

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  • 3

    Decent for a Day

    by misplacedTexan - 20th August 2011

    Pros: No crowd, good snow, close parking, cheap

    Cons: Small vertical, out-of-date beginner lifts

    My wife and I spent a day here in December 2008 on our way to ski Wolf Creek in Colorado. Driving from Waco, Texas, this was a nice stopping point. There ... Full review

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  • 4

    Perfect the way it is

    by Wjaremko - 13th July 2010

    Pros: No Lift lines, Suprisingly good snow, Trees, Side stashes, Price, Season length

    Cons: Nothing at night, Majority snowboarders(seems like), Only 1000ft

    Sipapu is perfect the way it is, great facing slope, so the season is super long, even though at times it's a bit stretched. There's only 1000 vertical ft o... Full review

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